Bug 829790 - Cannot login using Internet Explorer
Cannot login using Internet Explorer
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: WebUI (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomas Lestach
Lukas Pramuk
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Blocks: sat550-blockers
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Reported: 2012-06-07 10:51 EDT by Lukas Pramuk
Modified: 2012-09-21 05:18 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: spacewalk-java-1.7.54-68
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-09-21 05:18:00 EDT
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Description Lukas Pramuk 2012-06-07 10:51:59 EDT
Description of problem:
Cannot login using Internet Explorer ( even if caching was disabled )

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
spacewalk-java-1.7.54-27.el6sat.noarch (SAT 5.5.0)

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open up IE (tested on IE6 and IE8)
2. Connect to SAT server and attempt login
3. Web GUI will refresh and show login page again.
Actual results:
cannot login

Expected results:
successfully logged in

Additional info:
present also on 5.4.1 (not a regression)
Comment 1 Clifford Perry 2012-06-08 15:05:09 EDT
Not a regression - wow. This sounds serious though and something we need to investigate and understand what is going on.
Comment 2 Tomas Lestach 2012-06-22 09:38:38 EDT
Very useful reading:

IE just ignored our cookie. No cookie, no session, no login ...

spacewalk.git: 9938adaa32021f950d3014637254c27fa611aa88
Comment 7 Clifford Perry 2012-09-21 05:18:00 EDT
This issue is resolved with the release of RHN Satellite 5.5. 

As of September 20th 2012, RHN Satellite 5.5 has been generally available. 

Release Notes and other 5.5 documentation can be found here:


The associated Errata for the 5.5 release are:

5.5 Satellite GA Errata
 - http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHEA-2012-1296.html

5.5 Upgrade Errata
 - http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHEA-2012-1298.html

5.5 RHN Proxy GA Errata
 - http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHEA-2012-1297.html

5.5 RHN Tools GA Errata
 - http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHEA-2012-1299.html

- Engineering Manager, Satellite

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